Christopher Olumuyiwa Aboluwoye (born August 8, 1961) is a Nigerian professor of Chemistry at Adekunle Ajasin University. He specialized in Physical chemistry, Analytical chemistry, Protein structure and folding.[1]

Early life and career[edit | edit source]

Aboluwoye was born on August 1961 in Akure, the capital of Ondo State southwestern Nigeria.[2][3] He attended Anglican Grammar School, Ijare where he obtained the West African School Certificate in 1978. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from the University of Ibadan in 1984, master's degree in 1986 and doctorate degree in Chemistry from the same university.[4] He joined the services of Adekunle Ajasin University in 1989 and rose to the position of Associate professor in 1998 and in 2003, he was appointed a professor.[5] In 2004, he became a member of the University Governing Council, the same year he was appointed the Dean of the Faculty of Science, a position he held for four years. On April 2008, he was appointed, the National Chairman, Committee of Deans of Science in Nigerian Universities, a position he held till date.[6] In 2007, he led the group that campaign for Ibrahim Babangida, the former military head of states.[7] He served as director of research at Adekunle Ajasin University.[8] on August 23, 2007, he delivered the 3rd Adekunle Ajasin University inaugural lecture titled "Chemistry on earth as it is in heaven".[9]

Membership[edit | edit source]

  • Member, Science Association of Nigeria
  • Member, Institute Of Chartered Chemists Of Nigeria.[10]
  • Member, Chemical Society of Nigeria
  • Member, Iranian Society of Biophysical Chemistry

References[edit | edit source]

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  8. "Adekunle Ajasin varsity gets N20m research centre". Retrieved June 19, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. "Oyebade delivers AAUA 7th inaugural lecture". News Telegraph. Retrieved June 19, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. "Institute Of Chartered Chemists Of Nigeria". iccon.org. Retrieved June 18, 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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